Upgrade (***) Brings energy to an interesting premise

This film made me realize how likable Marshall-Green actually can be as an action hero. One hopes to see him extend the series at least to see him get something better.

Insidious: The Last Key (**1/2) #timesup

None of this is bad. It's mostly bland thrills and chills where women overcome what weak men and demons put them through. It doesn't further the journey, like the second and best film in the series. It's just another loose strand that tries to add to the outfit. 

Jigsaw (**) – Disposable Morality

It's understandable that this franchise could go on forever and for no real reason other than people like to see mishaps with painful contraptions. If they really wanted to work as hard at scaring you, they'd work on your mind as much as the eyes. 

Insidious: Chapter 3 (***) – Come on, you gotta try at least a little

Insidious: Chapter 3 - 2015 Writer and Director Leigh Whannell Starring Lin Shaye, Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Whannell, Hayley Kiyoko, Tate Berney, Michael Reid MacKay, Tom Gallup  So I love ghost stories. I just do. And as many times as I have seen films that just don't do it, I keep going back. Insidious … Continue reading Insidious: Chapter 3 (***) – Come on, you gotta try at least a little

Insidious, Chapter 2: I’m a boy…

Insidious Chapter 2 - 2013 Director James Wan Starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Ty Simpkins, Barbara Hershey, Steve Coulter, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Danielle Bisutti, Tom Fitzpatrick Screenplay Whannell Insidious Chapter 2 is one of the rare sequels that makes the original better.  The thing about the first chapter is that there were so many questions at the end of … Continue reading Insidious, Chapter 2: I’m a boy…